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The same vulnerability of Drupal has been recently discovered to be causing security issues again, but this time aided by Shellbot, or Perlbot. The recent incidents and upcoming waves of attacks are targeting unpatched Drupal websites that are susceptible to Drupalgeddon 2.0. The threat actors are employing a special method which uses PowerBot malware, a...
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Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems
The WannaCry Attack, May 2017 – a file-encrypting ransomware blamed by the United States to North Korea – elevated the resolve of patching weaknesses in the Windows OS that had been uncovered by a leak of NSA (National Security Agency) “exploits”. The WannaCry Ransomware knock-off leveraged an exploit called EternalBlue, software that leveraged Windows’ Server...
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BankBot Anubis malware
An ongoing influx of questionable developers submitting fake Android apps on Google Play Store increased its scale, hinting at a widespread malicious group dedicated in mobile theft-terrorism. These fake apps exploit the mobile downloader feature and covertly install BankBot Anubis malware on their victims. How did they got pass Google Play Store’s defense? Hackers up...
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Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums
OSX.Dummy: Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums Attackers posing as admins are asking users from crypto-community channel forums of Slack and Discord to infect themselves with malware through the use of simple, and rather dumb, social engineering tactics. Mac researchers agreed naming the malware OSX.Dummy, for a reason. The following command was shared to unknowing crypto...
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SamSam Ransomware
SamSam Ransomware is back with New Variant Considered as the most infamous and well-known ransomware today, which alone stole over $325,000 in just 4 weeks since its first appearance last January, SamSam ransomware is back with a new plot in mind. Now it asks for the attacker’s password first before infection. Researchers found this particular...
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Cheating Winner Malware Winner
Cheating Winner Malware Winner Is there by any chance that you like to play multiplayer competitive games online, like Fortnite and PUBG? Then most players who are competitive in skills and spirit encounter overeager players who are taking advantage of glitches and cheats provided by 3rd party unauthorized programs. This trend has been going on...
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Alarming Increase of Tech Support Scams - And How NOT To Be Fooled
It is undeniably normal and, in most cases, smart that we seek help from tech support for any hardware/software issues we come across with, but with how scammers evolved lately, it is not surprising even tech support scams are on a dramatic rise over the last couple of years. Based on the records released by...
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Trojan-like Chrome Extension Steals Bank Account Data
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...
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Recent research shows, with the widespread use of Apple devices, Mac-specific malware and viruses are now widespread. Apple Macs were once thought to be safer than Windows. Hackers found it more worthwhile to target Windows based operating systems with malware and viruses. A recent study conducted by a veritable IT security firm reported Mac-specific malware...
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SpriteCoin
What is the new scam of the town? Cryptocurrency boom has been in effect and it has been the talk of town, a lot of businesses and individuals took advantage of the craze where some created their own cryptocurrencies to join in the hype. Of course cybercriminals also joined in the fray by using cryptocurrencies...
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